Former-academy goalkeeper Jacques Heraghty (19) has signed a new two-year professional contract with Queen’s Park, which keeps him at the club until June 2024.
Heraghty joined the academy in 2019 after a recommendation from his school – Holyrood Secondary. The 6”2 ft tall goalkeeper, born and raised in Glasgow, joined Queen’s Park Under 18s.
He made his first senior first appearance in a Glasgow Cup group stage game against Celtic on 6 August 2019. A few months later he made his official SPFL League debut on April 23 2021 in a League Two game against Stanraer.
Last season, Heraghty was out on loan with Edinburgh University, but was called back in December. He played one game in League One, where he kept a clean sheet in a game against Airdrionians.
Jacques Heraghty: ‘I’m delighted to have signed my first pro contract with a club.’
“I’m delighted to have signed my first pro contract with a club with high ambition and high standards. It was a proud moment for myself and my family. I can’t wait to get going and further develop myself as a first team player.”
Marijn Beuker: ‘ Jacques is explosive, has good footwork and has great reach. ’
“Jacques is a very talented goalkeeper. He is explosive, has good footwork and has great reach. All elements to further grow into an important part of the first team. He keeps training in our first team setup, but will also have the possibility to demonstrate his qualities in Young Queen’s Park. ”
Owen Coyle:’ Jacques has consistently shown the important role he has in our squad. ‘
“In the matches he played for us in League One and the Glasgow Cup, Jacques constantly shown the important role he has in our squad. We have every confidence that he will grow further and become even more important to the group in the next two seasons.”